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by Various Authors
<p>This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before. The content has been carefully selected for its interest and relevance to a modern audience. Carefully selecting the best articles from our collection we have compiled aeBook
by Sarah Hue-Williams
<p>After 1918, post-war euphoria spread across Europe and America. Technology was changing the pace of life and aeroplanes, motorcars and ocean liners were making the world a smaller place with improved communications. Some were making their ...
by Flinders Petrie
<p>This early work by the British archaeologist, Flinders Petrie, was originally published in 1914 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Amulets' is a scholarly work on the varieties of amulets found on ...eBook
A History and Collector's Guide
by Stefany Tomalin
<p>Until recently beads were under-researched. Even today in the UK, antique markets, necklaces and single beads still turn up in bargain boxes at cheap prices, whether glass, plastic, semiprecious stones – in fact almost anything that can have ...eBook
by p Proddow
His Masters and Artisans
by Ulla Tillander-Godenhielm
<p>Carl Fabergé (1846-1920), jeweller to the Russian Imperial Court, enjoys iconic stature in the history of the goldsmiths’ art. His life’s work is still celebrated today, a century after the forced closure of his company in St Petersburg, ...
The Ultimate Beginner s Guide to Uncovering History, Adventure, and Treasure
by Mark Smith
Enthusiastic, thorough, and everything you need to know about discovering buried treasure! There is an incredible amount of treasure buried right under our feet, but most people don't even know this huge amount of untold wealth exists. Imagine ...
by Judith Miller
by Judith Miller
<p>Miller's Field Guides are an invaluable resource for collectors when out buying items at antiques shops, auctions or car boot fairs. They provide a fast and accurate way to recognize, identify and date antiques. In each book a simple ...eBook
by Nina Hald
<p><p>The ruby parure of Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark is a delicate piece of the highest craftsmanship dating back to the early nineteenth century: it was made for Désirée Clary, wife of Marshal of the Empire Jean Baptiste ...
by Aja Raden
What makes a stone a jewel What makes a jewel priceless And why do we covet expensive jewelry In this brilliant account of how eight jewels shaped the course of history, jeweler and scientist Aja Raden tells an original and often startling story
by John Loring